Paul Lee

Paul Lee is managing partner of Vanedge Capital Partners Ltd., a venture capital fund located in Vancouver, B.C., Canada. It is focused on making investments in gaming and digital media that harness new technologies, particularly in online and mobile, while leveraging solid entertainment techniques. Both Enterprise Infrastructure, Security and Analytics that provide cloud enablement to disrupt incumbent business models as well as small enterprise SaaS solutions that displace traditional business processes or create new market opportunities are a fast expanding focus within the fund.

Mr. Lee was the former president of Electronic Arts, Inc. (EA), the global leader in interactive computer and videogame software, and was responsible for all product development within its Worldwide Studios Group.

Mr. Lee has been an active angel investor with successful investments in: Distinctive Software, a games developer, sold to EA in 1991; ALI Technologies, a digital radiology information systems company, sold to McKesson in 2002; ActiveState, a spam-management and open-source software company sold to Sophos in 2003; Blast Radius, a leading strategic interactive marketing agency, sold in 2007 to the WPP Group; and Bycast, an enterprise cloud storage provider, sold to NetApp in 2010. Mr. Lee is chair of D-Wave Systems and on the board of directors of Recon Instruments, Privacy Analytics and Pacific BioEnergy.